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Billiards "with stopper" or "Golf" from the 1940s restored.


Carpet changed.


A matching board can cover the game.


Billiards Plug billiards, also called billiards-golf, is a game ofbilliards being played on a small table with obstacles (called "caps" or "mushrooms")1). Although competitions exist, it is rather a game of individuals1, as thecarrom where theNicholas billiards. In the 1930s and 1950s, it was found in cafes, anxious to offer novelties to their customers.1. He remained popular inBelgium.

Although called billiard-golf, the game shares nothing with thegolf. The table is pierced with two holes, each surrounded by two plugs, holes located in the middle of each of the short sides, in the immediate vicinity of the band. Eight other caps are placed in a cross in the center of the table to serve as obstacles.

The game has 5balls red and 5 white balls1.

The game is played with two players (possibly four in a team of two). Each player is assigned a ball color.

The object of the game is to return (“pocket”) all of your balls into the opposing goal (“pocket”).

Rules of the game

The players play one after the other and only their own boules. To determine which player goes first, each player places a ball on their side and plays it at the same time as the other player and using a strip2,1. The one whose ball is closest to the opponent's goal (without entering it) can start2,1. In the event of a tie, the move is replayed by changing bands.2.

The players then place their five balls in line, two on each side of their goal and one just in front and the player who has won the right to play first hits one of his balls.

For a boule to be validly entered into the opposing player's goal, before it has touched a cushion, a cork or an opponent's boule2 but it must not touch ("carom") a ball of the same color1 (one of the balls of the shooter). Some variants of the game allow you to enter it directly.

The game of defense is accepted, so a player can repel an opponent ball with one of his balls1.

A player having returned one of his balls in the opposing goal replays. So as in American billiards, a game can end ("close the table") in one go.



  • If a player brings one of his balls into his own goal, his opponent removes two of his balls from play (in one variant, it is the offending player who chooses his opponent's two balls to be removed). The player who committed the fault plays again.
  • If a player puts one of his opponent's balls into one of the two holes, the ball is then considered to have been validly re-entered (as if it was his opponent who had played it) and it is the player's turn. opponent to play.
  • If the player takes one of his balls out of the billiard table, the ball taken out is replaced behind one of the caps guarding the jack of the player who took his ball out.2 and the opposing player has the right to play twice in a row.
  • If a player takes out one of the opposing player's balls, the ball is placed by the latter facing the offending player's hole and it is the opposing player's turn to play.

The game is won by the player who has no more balls on the table.

(see: wikipedia)


Keywords: table football, collectible, old, vintage, retro, pinball, terminal, arcade, bistro, game, cafe, jukebox

"Corked" or "Golf" billiards from the 1940s (Ref. BGDV0001)

  • H90 x W210 x D120

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